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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is an equal opportunity employer relying on a diverse group of individuals to achieve our mission.

Vice President of Communications & Marketing 

Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact for their community for their own and future generations. Having recently completed its new strategic plan, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator, and innovator.

The Hartford Foundation is seeking a Vice President of Communications and Marketing at a critical time in its history and a pivotal moment for the region. We are searching for a change agent who is passionate about the organization’s mission, committed to a cross-disciplinary and entrepreneurial culture, and farsighted about its future potential.

The Vice President of Communications and Marketing provides strategic vision, leadership, and oversight of all communications and marketing activities to support the Hartford Foundation’s mission and work.  S/he ensures that the Foundation’s communications and marketing programs build and sustain awareness of and engagement with the Foundation among donors, potential donors and other funding partners, professional advisors, nonprofit organizations’ boards and staff,  business, and Greater Hartford residents, as well as civic and opinion leaders. 

The VP will be a part of a six-member executive leadership team, reporting directly to the President.  Successful collaboration with fellow members of the leadership team is an essential requirement.  An assertive, yet “customer-centric” approach to the responsibilities of this leadership position is also an indispensable necessity. 

The successful candidate will bring a strategic vision for the communications and marketing function and beyond. S/he will be a proven innovator with the imagination and the implementation skills to engage with the Foundation’s stakeholders through multiple channels.  S/he will facilitate innovative and forward-thinking collaborations in support of the Foundation’s mission

The successful candidate will have an open, collaborative and highly communicative leadership style; a strong command of marketing and communications tools and proven expertise in applying those tools to advance the mission, message, and voice of the Foundation.  Demonstrated success in leadership, coaching, and empowering of department staff as well as stewardship of departmental resources are also essential for this position.

Key Accountabilities:

Strategy, Vision, Collaboration, and Leadership

  • Provide strategic vision, leadership, and oversight of all communications and marketing activities to support the Hartford Foundation’s mission and work;
  • Work collaboratively with senior leadership to ensure communications and marketing programs build and sustain awareness of and engagement with the Foundation and all of its constituents;
  • Contribute to the development of the Foundation’s strategic plan and work plans as well as the overall leadership and management of the organization;
  • Serve as the Foundation’s primary point of contact with the media and communication

Team Development/Leadership

  • Oversee, direct and organize the work of the Communications and Marketing staff and consultants, promoting a culture of collaboration, engagement and high-quality performance that values learning and diversity and inclusion;
  • Mentor and develop staff, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities and monitor and evaluate results;
  • Ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate performance feedback, recognition, training and professional development.

Communications and Marketing Operations

  • Oversee external communications including overall direction for content, production, and distribution of all print and electronic communications;
  • Manage department budget;
  • Direct the Foundation’s web and online presence;
  • Support Foundation’s staff, particularly the President, by writing speeches, informal remarks for events and preparing presentation materials;
  • Oversee the planning and execution of community and convening events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or a related field
  • Ten years of demonstrated experience in a communications and marketing environment that stresses positive change, high visibility, and measurable impact
  • Five years of successful experience leading a communications and marketing functions for a complex, highly visible organization
  • Broad and deep understanding of a variety of communications disciplines including writing and editing, oral presentations, branding, messaging, media relations, public relations, and social media
  • Proven ability to work collegially and collaboratively with highly competent subordinates and peers across all departments of an organization and with boards of directors
  • Demonstrated commitment to community service and philanthropy

To apply, please email a cover letter describing your interests and background match to our needs, your salary requirements and your resume: HumanResources@hfpg.org

 For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:00 pm EST.

For more information about the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, please visit our website: www.hfpg.org

HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER RELYING ON A DIVERSE GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE TALENTS TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION

Director of Human Resources 

Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact for their community for their own and future generations. Having recently completed its new strategic plan, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator, and innovator.

The Hartford Foundation is seeking a Director of Human Resources at a critical time in its history and a pivotal moment for the region. We are searching for a leader who is passionate about the organization’s mission, committed to a cross-disciplinary and entrepreneurial culture, and farsighted about its future potential.

The Director of Human Resources leads the HR function in support of the organization and its mission by developing and delivering programs to attract, retain and develop a diverse, high performing workforce.  The Director will report to the Vice President of Finance and Administration and will serve as an advisor to the entire organization providing advice and counsel on all human resources matter.  Successful collaboration with all members of the Foundation team is an essential requirement.  An assertive, yet “customer-centric” approach to the responsibilities of this position is also an indispensable necessity. 

The successful candidate will bring experience in both the design, execution, and administration of a broad array of HR programs as well as experience in the advancement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in their work. 

The successful candidate will have an open, collaborative and highly communicative leadership style; demonstrated success in previous HR positions and a willingness to handle both the strategic and hands-on administrative components of this role.

 

Key Accountabilities:

Strategy, Vision, Collaboration, and Leadership

  • Provide strategic vision, leadership, and oversight of all HR activities to support the Hartford Foundation’s mission and work;
  • Work collaboratively with senior leadership and staff to ensure HR programs are meeting the needs of the organization;
  • Contribute to the development of the Foundation’s human resources and DEI strategy ensuring alignment with the Foundation’s strategic plan;
  • Serve as the Foundation’s primary point of contact for all HR matters.

HR Program Design Execution and Administration

  • Plan, manage and execute human resource programs including performance management, professional and career development, succession planning and employee engagement;
  • Ensure that the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is reflected in HR policies and programs. Work closely with the organization’s leadership and DEI advisory group in the development of DEI priorities and strategies;
  • Manage the recruitment, selection, and on-boarding of a diverse, high performing workforce;
  • Develop, manage and administer compensation and benefits programs that align with the organization’s mission, values, and strategy;
  • Maintain compliance in all components of human resources administration including HR policies, data, and information.

Other

  • Manage overall office support including reception, oversight of office space and supplies and serve as the liaison to building management;
  • Manage department budget.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • 5 or more years of HR leadership experience in organizations with highly trained and experienced knowledge workers
  • Expert level generalist knowledge of the human resources field including recruitment, DEI, organizational design and development, performance management, compensation, benefits, training, and development, state and federal legal and regulatory compliance
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Preference for leadership experience in non-profit organizations with an in-depth knowledge of the Greater Hartford community
  • Demonstrated commitment to community service and philanthropy

To apply, please email a cover letter describing your interests and background match to our needs, your salary requirements and your resume: HumanResources@hfpg.org

For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, April 12, 2019, 5:00 pm EST.

For more information about the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, please visit our website: www.hfpg.org

 

HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER RELYING ON A DIVERSE GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE TALENTS TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION

Grants Database Specialist 

Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact for their community for their own and future generations. Having recently completed its new strategic plan, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator and innovator.

If you are committed to our mission – Putting philanthropy into action to create lasting solutions that result in vibrant communities within the Greater Hartford Region – and have exceptional organizational, teamwork and customer service skills, please consider this opportunity to join the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving as a Grants Database Specialist.

The Grants Database Specialist contributes to accomplishing the Foundation’s mission by providing the highest quality support to our staff and grantees by maintaining accurate records, responding in a timely manner to their requests and working collaboratively with all members of the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining both paper and electronic grant document filing systems
  • Maintaining grants database and on-line grant application system
  • Responding in a timely manner to grantee emails and staff inquiries
  • Processing grant payment requests
  • Creating grant correspondence
  • Running reports including grant monitoring reports
  • Opening and distributing department mail

Requirements:

  • A commitment to the Foundation’s mission and values, as well as to learning and growing at work
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to produce accurate work on time and balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to comprehend computer systems and the importance of following established procedures and paying attention to details
  • Confidence to interact with co-workers and the desire to work with team members to set and achieve shared goals
  • Associate’s Degree
  • 0-1 years administrative experience in a complex office environment

Salary range:  $42,000 - $43,000

To apply, please email a cover letter describing your interests and background match to our needs, your salary requirements and your resume: HumanResources@hfpg.org

For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, April 12, 2019, 5:00 pm EST.

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